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August 18, 2015


For Immediate Release

Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540

(888) 942-3742



Iberia Parish Convention 

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 First Annual Dave Robicheaux Literary Festival Coming to Iberia Parish
WHAT: Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival: Celebrating Storytellers from Iberia & Beyond

WHEN: Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10, 2016

WHERE: New Iberia & Iberia Parish, Louisiana

The world-famous literary legacy Detective Dave Robicheaux, created by author James Lee Burke, is coming home to Iberia Parish, Louisiana with his first festival.

The official Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival: Celebrating Storytellers from Iberia & Beyond will be held April 8-10, 2016, predominately in New Iberia's historic district, but will also include events around Iberia Parish.

Various venues will celebrate literature and its impact on our parish's culture with storytelling, workshops, theatrical vignettes, music, local cuisine, bourré lessons and a tournament, Dave Robicheaux tours and a 5K run.

The first annual Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival invites all literature lovers to stop by Iberia Parish for a great time.

Authors who would like to hold readings and have their published works for sale should contact Books Along the Teche's Howard Kingston at (337) 367-7621.

While the official website is in the works, visit Facebook.com/DaveRobicheauxLiteraryFestival for updates, ticket prices and information. 

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit IberiaTravel.com

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